Stern warnings didn't work, so Northeastern will appeal to student pride to curb off-campus problems
The Huntington News reports on a new college initiative to reduce town/gown friction by getting students to sign a pledge promising to deport themselves as true Huskies when off campus. Northeastern students were already required to pledge not to be knuckleheads when among the general public:
She said the [old] policy also contained "really strong language," that made it too stern for students to respect.
"[The pledge] is supposed to be something more proactive that really boosts Husky pride, in addition to making sure that we really do behave and model the way Northeastern wants us to look as students," Caron said.